A Walk in the Woods Guided Walking Tours
Discover the natural wonders and beautiful mountain ranges of the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area of Tennessee on one of the Walk in the Woods Guided Walking Tours. These family-friendly tours are a wonderful endeavor and allow guests to truly experience nature in the Great Smoky Mountains as it should be!
This fully-guided endeavor takes place in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where guests will learn about the area in an in-depth way. The tours are guided by Erik and Vesna Plakanis who are renowned as being some of the best guides in the area. They provide the knowledge of nature experts to guests with the ability to answer any of their burning questions.
The tours allow guests to explore various landmarks in the National Park, including sprawling vistas, gorgeous waterfalls, mountain streams, and even hidden trails. During the tour, guests can learn all about wild plants and animals in the area and the Cherokee people who settled the Smokies. Check out one of these two tours for an amazing time in the area:
About the Fall Color Walk
This four-hour endeavor allows walkers to experience the brilliant colors of Smoky Mountains in the fall. Offered from September to November, the tour showcases fall foliage like you've never seen before. Explore the Appalachian Trail and breathe in the fresh air on Mountain Bald. You'll even visit the highest point on the trail! This is a moderate to strenuous walk.
About the Hidden Waterfall Adventure
This four-hour, moderate to strenuous half-day endeavor is perfect for those who want to challenge themselves while seeing the hidden gems of the Smoky Mountains. The tour takes guests to one of the most isolated waterfalls in the National Park through a quiet and scenic trail. Guests can also see an unnamed family cemetery and the gorgeous aquatic life that calls the pools and falls home. This is a moderate to strenuous walk encompassing several miles.
Do not miss out on a fantastic opportunity to get out and explore the Great Smoky Mountains while on vacation. With these Walk in the Woods Guided Walking Tours, you are sure to leave with some unforgettable memories!
- Is there any walking involved?
Yes, these are half-day (4 hour) hikes covering several miles. These are moderate to strenuous hikes and include somewhat rough terrain.
- Approximately how long does the A Walk in the Woods Guided Walking Tours last?
The Fall Color Walk lasts approximately 4 hours. The Hidden Waterfall Adventure lasts approximately 4 hours.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
While all ages are allowed, parents know their children's abilities best.
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
- Where does the A Walk in the Woods Guided Walking Tours depart from?
Sugarlands Visitors Center @ 1420 Fighting Creek Gap Rd Gatlinburg, TN 37738. There is free parking at the Visitor Center.
- Is photography / video recording allowed on the A Walk in the Woods Guided Walking Tours ?